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Birmingham and Fazeley Canal Junction House

A Grade II Listed Building in Tamworth, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6156 / 52°36'56"N

Longitude: -1.7009 / 1°42'3"W

OS Eastings: 420349

OS Northings: 302022

OS Grid: SK203020

Mapcode National: GBR 4FS.2S4

Mapcode Global: WHCH3.VJ75

Entry Name: Birmingham and Fazeley Canal Junction House

Listing Date: 6 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197040

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386443

Location: Tamworth, Staffordshire, B78

County: Staffordshire

District: Tamworth

Town: Tamworth

Electoral Ward/Division: Fazeley

Built-Up Area: Fazeley

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Fazeley St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


TAMWORTH

SK20SW BIRMINGHAM AND FAZELEY CANAL
670-1/4/27 (North side)
06/05/88 Fazeley
Junction House

II

House. c1840. Brick with ashlar and plaster dressings; hipped
slate roof with brick stacks. L-plan. 2 storeys; symmetrical
3-window range with large full-height canted bay. Top cornice.
Entrance to right return of bay has doorcase with consoled
cornice and 6-fielded-panel door. Windows to ground floor have
rusticated wedge lintels with keystones over 12-pane sashes,
bay has tripartite window with frieze and cornice over
8:12:8-pane horned sashes; 1st floor has 9-pane sashes with
tripartite window to bay with 6:12:6-pane sashes
(12-pane=4/8). Iron plate with number: 261 between windows to
bay. Cross-axial stack to bay and 2 stacks to rear. Junction
House stands at the junction of the Coventry Canal with the
Fazeley to Birmingham and Fazeley to Whittington branches of
the Birmingham and Fazeley Canal, and may have served as a
toll house at this important junction.
(Inland Waterways Histories: Broadbridge SR: Birmingham Canal
Navigations Vol I: 1768-1846: London: 1974-: P.41-45; Canals
of the British Isles: Hadfield C: Canals of the East Midlands:
1966-: P.23-24).


Listing NGR: SK2034902022

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